Entolasia Stapf

Description of the genus

Inflorescence of racemes along a central axis, the spikelets borne singly on the rhachis or in neat appressed secondary racemelets. Spikelets narrowly elliptic. Inferior glume short, triangular, the superior as long as spikelet. Superior lemma coriaceous, pubescent.

Worldwide: Five species in tropical Africa and Australia.

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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SpeciesFZ divisionsProvincesContent
imbricata StapfB,N,SLk

Other sources of information about Entolasia:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Entolasia
Flora of Caprivi: Entolasia
Flora of Malawi: Entolasia

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Entolasia
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Entolasia
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Entolasia
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Entolasia
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Entolasia
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Entolasia

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-20

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2020). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Entolasia.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1991, retrieved 4 June 2020

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